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Forced On-Chain Transactions (Erl, Naserpour)
How can the risks and potentially negative impacts of off-chain transactions be avoided?
Off-chain activity can introduce risks to participating nodes and a loss of control of how the blockchain application is used.
The blockchain application can be designed to disallow and prevent off-chain activity.
The block maker and chaining engine mechanisms are stripped of their ability to add off-chain record data to the blockchain.